Stephen F. Austin State University

Title IX Coordinators

Title IX Coordinators

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

-- Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)

Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual assault.

It is the policy of Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA), in accordance with federal and state law, to prohibit unlawful discrimination as outlined in University policy 2.11 (Discrimination Complaints/Sexual Harassment).

Title IX Coordinator

Dr. Steve Westbrook
Vice President for University Affairs
Austin Building, Suite 314
1936 North Street
P.O. Box 6101
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6101
swestbrook@sfasu.edu
(936) 468-2701
Fax: (936) 468-4078

The Title IX Coordinator is the SFA official with responsibility for coordinating the university's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX and its implementing regulations, including the investigation of Title IX complaints.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students

To file a complaint against an SFA student for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact:

Dr. Adam Peck
Dean of Student Affairs
Suite 3.302 Baker Pattillo Student Center
P.O. Box 13066
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3066
peckae@sfasu.edu
(936) 468-7249
Fax: (936) 468-7111

The university official listed above has been designated as a Deputy Title IX coordinator and is responsible for Title IX compliance in matters involving students, including training, education communication, and investigation of complaints.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Faculty, Staff and Third-Parties

To file a complaint against an SFA employee for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact:

Glenda Herrington
Director of Human Resources
Austin Building, Suite 201
P.O. Box 13039
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3039
gherrington@sfasu.edu
(936) 468-2304
Fax: (936) 468-1104

The university official listed above has been designated as a Deputy Title IX coordinator and is responsible for Title IX compliance in matters involving employees and visitors, including training, education communication, and investigation of complaints.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics

If you have a complaint against an SFA student athlete, coach or athletics administrator for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you may contact one of the officials listed above, and/or you may contact the official listed below, who will facilitate the handling of the complaint with the appropriate office.

Loree McCary
Senior Woman Administrator, SFA Athletics
SFA Athletic Fieldhouse
P.O. Box 13010
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3010
lmccary@sfasu.edu
(936) 468-3751
Fax: (936) 468-4052

The university official listed above has been designated as a Deputy Title IX coordinator and is responsible for Title IX compliance in matters involving student athletes, coaches and athletic administrators and staff, including training, education communication, and investigation of complaints.

Additional Resources

Sexual Assault

To file a complaint of sexual assault, you may contact one of the coordinators listed above, or you may also contact:

SFA Department of Public Safety
232 E. College Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75962
936-468-2608 (non-emergency, from land line)
936-468-2608 (emergency, from cell phone)
911 (emergency, from land line)
updemail@sfasu.edu